H L Richards High Sch(campus)

10601 Central Ave
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
H L Richards High Sch(campus) serves 1,624 students in grades 9-12.
H L Richards High Sch(campus) placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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H L Richards High Sch(campus) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

H L Richards High Sch(campus)'s student population of 1,624 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,624 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
111 teachers
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School Rankings

H L Richards High Sch(campus) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of H L Richards High Sch(campus) is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2782 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
22%
26%
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Black
26%
17%
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White
47%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
25%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,624 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 10%)

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